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Pizarro, Francisco

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPizarro, FranciscoFrancisco PizarroPiz‧ar‧ro, Fran‧cis‧co /pɪˈzɑːrəʊ, frænˈsɪskəʊ/  (?1475–1541) a Spanish explorer and conquistador, who went to South America in 1524. He defeated the incas, killed their king, and took control of Peru for Spain. He is known for his cruelty and his love of gold.
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